Mat Kostuch Principal Associate

Speaks:  English

Qualified: 2013 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary office:  Birmingham

Mat Kostuch

Mat Kostuch helps clients to develop all-encompassing solutions during projects and transactions with an investment focus.

He is a Birmingham-based principal associate in the investment funds team who works with both private and public sector clients operating across a range of business sectors, particularly real estate, and advises on a breadth of corporate matters in connection with the formation, on-going management and acquisition/disposal of interests in joint ventures and other investment fund structures.


Mat’s recent experience includes:

  • assisting with a leading UK real estate developer's acquisition of an interest in an existing joint venture company including the negotiation of the terms of the acquisition and leading a comprehensive due-diligence exercise
  • advising a global real estate investment management firm in connection with the UK law aspects of a restructure of its two core funds (based in the Netherlands and investing in European-based real estate and logistics assets)
  • acting for a UK-listed property authorised investment fund on a number of transactions involving the acquisition of property holding special purpose vehicles based in a variety of jurisdictions (including the UK, British Virgin Islands and Luxembourg)
  • advising a number of institutional pension scheme investor clients in connection with their prospective investments (of amounts up to £100 million) into a diverse range of pooled fund vehicles
  • advising a private sector UK healthcare services provider on (and assisting with the implementation of) a share issue to two of its senior executives under the “employee shareholder status”.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2019

    • Career
      July 2019
      Gowling WLG (UK), principal associate
  • 2016

    • Career
      July 2016
      Gowling WLG (UK), senior associate
    • Career
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, associate
  • 2013

    • Career
      October 2013
      Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP, Associate
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 2011

    • Career
      October 2011
      Martineau (now Shakespeare Martineau LLP), Trainee Solicitor
  • 2009

    • Education
      July 2009
      BPP University (Manchester), Legal Practice Course
  • 2008

    • Education
      July 2008
      University of Manchester, LLB Law